SHEAR WAVE ELASTOGRAPHY OF SALIVARY AND THYROID GLANDS IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH FMF AND AMYLOIDOSIS


BAYRAMOĞLU Z. , Koker O. , Kandemirli S. G. , Adaletli I., Eker Omeroglu R. N.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.83, no.2, pp.92-99, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/iuitfd.2019.0090
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.92-99

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of recurrent inflammation and amyloid deposition on salivary and thyroid gland elasticity in pediatric patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) using shear wave ultrasound elastography.